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What is CTET | Check CTET Exam Eligibility, Exam Fees, Syllabus, Hall Ticket and Result online here

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What is CTET | Check CTET Exam Eligibility, Exam Fees, Syllabus, Hall Ticket and Result online here
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What is CTET

What is CTET??- This question arises in the minds of every aspirant who wants to make a career in the Education Sector. CTET is the eligibility test for aspirants seeking a career in the Education Field.

CTET- The Full name of CTET is Central Teacher Eligibility Test.

CTET Exam Dates- The upcoming  CTET Exam will be conducted on 5 July 2022.

Why Needed CTET Certificate

The CTET Certificate is required to filter out the candidates that are eligible to be appointed as teachers by the concerned authorities. CTET Certificate does not provide you with the guarantee of the government job but it will the deciding factor as to who can apply for the government jobs for the appointment of the teachers as and when required. Government, whether on the state or the centre level, comes with teacher vacancy OR Recruitment opportunities from time to time, and only CTET Qualified candidates can apply for the same in most of the cases.

NOTE- CTET is valid at both the centre and the state level teacher recruitment whereas the state teachers’ eligibility test is valid only at the state level.

CTET Certificate Validity

The CTET Certificate Validity is of 7 years starting from the date of the release of the results. Central Teacher Eligibility Test or the CTET is a National-grade test which is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education or the CBSE. This CTET exam is administered two- times a year, mainly in JULY and in the December months of the year, to select and shortlist candidates for appointments as teachers in the future for classes 1-5 and 6-8. 

There are two formats of the CTET test papers-

  1. Paper-1 -This paper is for the candidates who want to become a teacher for classes 1-5, which is also called a primary level teacher.
  2. Paper-2 - This paper is for the candidates who want to teach classes 6-8. This is also known as a secondary level teacher.

NOTE- There is a special provision for the candidates who want to teach from 1-8 classes. They can appear in both Paper 1 (1-5 class) and Paper 2 (6-8 class)

CTET Exam July 2022 Some Highlights

Exam of the Name

CTET or the Central Teacher Eligibility Test

Exam Conducting Board

Central Board of Secondary Education or the CBSE

Level of the Exam 

National

Frequency of Exam

Twice a year

Mode of Exam

Offline

Duration of the Exam

150 minutes

Language of the Paper

English and Hindi

Purpose of the Exam

To filter candidates for appointment as teachers in classes 1st to 8th

No. of Examination Centres

112 cities across India

No. of Attempts

No limit as of now

Age Limit

No age limit as of now

Negative marking

NO negative marking, 1 point for the correct answer

The validity of CTET eligibility

7 years, starting from the date of the declaration of the result

Exam Qualification marks

60% marks for the general category, in each paper, which is 90/150.

Can you appear in the exam if already qualified?

Yes, there is no limit to appearing in the exam even if you already cracked it earlier. Many candidates appear again and again in the CTET EXAM to better their score.

CTET Exam Eligibility

  • Candidates should have passed 10+2 with a minimum of 45% in aggregate marks to be qualified for appointment as a primary level teacher
  • Candidates should have cleared graduation with a minimum of 45% in aggregate marks or 10+2 intermediate with at least 50% marks in aggregate to be qualified for appointment as an elementary level teacher.
  • Candidates should complete the prescribed teacher training programs/teacher education courses i.e. Dl. Ed for the primary teacher (1to 5)and B.Ed for elementary (6 to 8)
  • Candidates appearing for the CTET Exam should be citizens of India.
  • There is no age limitation to apply for the CTET exam.

CTET Eligibility Criteria- Academic Qualification

CTET eligibility criteria for primary-level (classes 1-5) and elementary level (classes 6-8)  teachers are different and is mentioned below:

CTET Educational Qualification Criteria for Primary-Level Teachers:

To qualify for becoming a Primary-Level teacher from classes 1-5 applicants must fulfil any ONE of the criteria given below to fulfil their CTET eligibility:

  • Should have passed 10+2 board examinations from a recognized college or institute with a minimum of  50% marks in aggregate AND passed or appearing in the final year of the 2-year Teacher Training Diploma Course in Elementary Education.
  • Should have passed 10+2 board examinations from a recognized board or institute or its equivalent with minimum 45% marks AND passed or appearing, per the rules, in the final year of the 2-year -Teachers' Training- Diploma in Elementary Education, mentioned in NCTE, 2002.
  • Should have passed 10+2 board examinations from a recognized board or institute or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate AND passed or appearing in the final year of 4-year bachelor’s course in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed).
  • Should have succeeded the 10+2 board examinations with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate AND passed or appearing in the final year of 2-year Diploma in Special Education.
  • Should have passed Graduation in any stream with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate AND a B.Ed  degree.

Note: Candidates who have gained a B.Ed degree from any NCTE recognized institution need to necessarily undergo a 6-months Bridge Course in Elementary Education recognized by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) within 2-years after being appointed as a primary teacher.

CTET Educational Qualification for Elementary-Level Teacher:

To qualify for appointment as an elementary Level teacher, the applicants must fulfil any ONE of the criteria given below to fulfil CTET Eligibility:

  • Should have passed Graduation in any stream AND passed or appearing in the final year of 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (D.Ed)
  • Should have passed Graduation in any stream with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate AND passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed course.
  • Should have passed Graduation with a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate AND  passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed course following the rules and norms of NCTE.
  • Should have Passed 10+2 intermediate board exams from a recognized board or institute with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate AND passed or appearing in the final year of 4-year B.El.Ed.
  • Should have passed 10+2 intermediate board exams from a recognized board or institute with a minimum of 50% marks AND passed or appearing in the final year of 4-year BA/BSc.Ed or BA.Ed/BSc.Ed.
  • Should have passed graduation with a minimum of 50%marks in aggregate AND passed or appearing in 1-year B.Ed in Special Education.

CTET Exam Eligibility For Reservation and Associated Parameters:

  • A relaxation of 5% marks in qualifying marks has been given to candidates belonging to reserved categories such as Scheduled Caste- SC, Scheduled Tribe- ST, Other Backward Class -OBC, and Differently Abled.
  • A diploma or degree in Teachers’ Education pursued by candidates should be necessarily recognized by NCTE.
  • In the case of the Diploma in Education (Special Education) & B.Ed (Special Education), a Teachers’ Education Course recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India- RCI shall be considered ONLY.
  • A candidate with the Diploma in Special Education need to undergo an NCTE recognized 6-month Special Programme in Elementary Education after the appointment.
  • The Candidates are chosen as teachers of Physical Education according to the regulations and norms laid down by NCTE.
  • For the appointment of teachers of Art Education or Craft Education or Home Science or Work Education, etc. the rules laid by other school management & state government are applicable unless NCTE lays down its minimum eligibility norms for such teachers.

CTET Application Fee:

Category

 

Paper-I or Paper-II Both Paper-I and Paper-II

General/OBC

 

Rs. 1000/- Rs. 1200/-

SC/ST/Differently Abled Person

 

Rs. 500/- Rs. 600/-

*Once the payment is made successfully, it shall not be, under any circumstances, refunded or adjusted for the future test.

CTET Exam Pattern:

This Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) consists of 2 papers.

Candidates who Select -

  • Paper-1 is for teaching Classes 1 to 5. 
  • Paper-2 is for teaching Classes 6 to 8. 
  • Aspirants can also apply for BOTH papers. The duration of EACH paper is 2 Hrs. and 30 minutes. Each exam has 150 objective-type questions.
Paper-I Primary Level (Class 1 to 5):

Topics                                                Total Questions      Total Marks   

Child Devel. & Pedagogy                   30 MCQs               30 Marks

The language I (Compulsory)            30 MCQs                30 Marks

Language II (Compulsory)                 30 MCQs                 30 Marks 

Mathematics                                      30 MCQs                 30 Marks 

Environmental Studies                       30 MCQs                30 Marks

Total                                                  150 MCQs               150 Marks

Paper-2 Elementary Level (Class 6 to 8):

Topics                                                                   Total Questions             Total Marks

Child Development and Pedagogy(Compul)          30 MCQs                         30 Marks

The language I (Compulsory)                                 30 MCQs                         30 Marks

Language II (Compulsory)                                      30 MCQs                         30 Marks 

Mathematics & Science

(For Mathematics & Science Teacher)                   60 MCQs                        60 Marks 

Social Studies/Social Science 

(For Social studies/Science Teacher)                    60 MCQs                         60 Marks 

Total                                                                      150 MCQs                       150 Marks

Note: The Aspirants will be provided with an option to choose the language in Language-1 and Language-2.

CTET Syllabus

Candidates can appear for both papers (papers 1 and 2) depending upon their desire. However, the syllabus for both papers will be different from one to another.  

CTET Syllabus – Paper 1(Class 1-5)

1-Child Development & Pedagogy

  • Child Development (Primary School Child) (15 marks) 
  • Concept of Inclusive education & understanding children with special needs Learning & Pedagogy  (15 marks)

2-Language – I

  • Language Comprehension (15 marks)
  • Pedagogy of Language Development (15 marks)

3- Language – II

  • Comprehension (15 marks)
  • Pedagogy of Language Development (15 marks)

4-Mathematics 

  • Content (15 marks)
  • Pedagogical issues (15 marks)

5- Environmental Studies

  • Content (15 marks)
  • Pedagogical issues (15 marks)
CTET Syllabus – Paper 2 (Class 6-8)

1- Child Development and Pedagogy 

  • Child Development (Primary School Child).Concept of Inclusive education(15 marks)
  • Understanding children with special needs Learning and Pedagogy  (15 marks)

2-Language – I

  • Language Comprehension (15 marks)
  • Pedagogy of Language Development (15 marks)

3- Language – II

  • Comprehension (15 marks)
  • Pedagogy of Language Development (15 marks)

4-Mathematics & Science  

  • Content (30 marks)
  • Pedagogical issues (30 marks)          

 OR

4-Social Studies/Social Sciences 

  • Content (30marks)
  • Pedagogical issues (30 marks)

Some of the Upcoming Important Events and Dates of CTET

Events of CTET

Dates CTET

Features of CTET

Issue of Admit card

3rd week of June

admit card will be released on the official website nearly in the 3rd week of June.

Date of CTET exam

05-Jul-2022

CTET exam will be conducted by CBSE on July 5th. The exam will be conducted in 2 shifts -( 9.30 AM-12:00 Noon) for Paper-I AND (2.00-4:30 PM) for Paper-II. 

Official answer key (provisional )

July 2022

The official CTET answer key(provisional ) will be released tentatively in July. 

Final official answer key

August 2022

The CTET final official answer key will be released tentatively in August. 

Results of The CTET Exam

August 2022

CTET exam result will be released by CBSE within 6 weeks of the conduct of the test. Candidates can see their result online from the official website by logging in with their required credentials.

Will CTET be Canceled?

With the prevalent COVID-19 global pandemic crisis across the country, there are chances of the CTET exam being postponed. However, as of now, there is no official notification on the postponement of the July CTET exam. 

If the CTET exam is happening on the scheduled date, candidates can expect that the following safety measures will be allotted at their test centre:

  • The exam centre will be sanitized before the conduct of the CTET exam.
  • Candidates will have to  COMPULSORILY wear the masks.
  • Candidates will be allowed to enter the CTET exam centre only after cleaning their hands using a sanitiser.
  • Along with the CTET admit card, the candidates will be allowed to carry all sanitized pens, pencils, etc. in a transparent bag inside the test centre.
  • Physical distancing will be followed during the exam in which there will be about only 12 to 20 students in a class. The distance between the seating arrangements of two candidates will be about 4 to 5 feet

CTET Exam Hall Ticket

It is expected to be released by CBSE in the 3rd week of June. Once the admit cards are released, candidates can download the CTET admit card from the official website of the CTET exam - (ctet.nic.in). Candidates can easily download their admit cards by using details such as registration or application number and the date of birth/ nor the password. It may be seen that CTET admits card is a compulsory document to be carried to the allotted exam centre.

The admit card document contains all the important information such as -

  • The name of the candidate 
  • Roll Number of the Candidate
  • The exam date, 
  • Exam time, 
  • Exam centre address, etc.

The admit card is supposed to be the most important document required to be taken to the CTET examination centre. The CBSE will issue the admit card at least 15 days before the examination. The registered candidates are advised to see the official website regularly to download the admit card.  Candidates will be needed to enter their login credentials such as registration number or the application number to download it. After downloading it, candidates should check whether the details printed on the admit card are correctly printed or not. In case of any discrepancy found, candidates should contact the CTET Unit, as soon as possible, for necessary corrections. Candidates should also read all the instructions printed on the CTET admit card carefully. The most important point is that the candidates should reach and report to the examination centre at least 90 minutes before the commencement of the examination. Candidates should also carry along with them any photo identity card issued by the central or state government along with CTET admit card to the examination centre for verification. 

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